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Adler Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25684
Abstract

The Adler Family Collection holds materials regarding the lives of Thekla (née Grünebaum) and Leopold Adler and their children Bennie, Rose, Irma, and Berthold. The papers document their lives in Hintersteinau, Germany, the deaths of Leopold and Irma Adler, and the emigration of the remaining family members to New York. Included in the collection is a large amount of their correspondence, in addition to various family papers, including official documents, school records, immigration documentation, documentation relating to the careers of family members, and genealogical and historical research. The collection also contains family photographs and a photo album.

Dates: 1884-2013; Majority of material found in 1920-1938

Adolf Eichmann Trial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1980
Abstract

The collection contains comprehensive unofficial transcripts for the proceedings of the trial State of Israel vs. Adolf Eichmann including the verdict and appeal sessions before the Supreme Court. Series II contains select documentary evidence. The vast majority of the transcripts are in German, a small amount are in French or English and some sessions are also available in Hebrew.

Dates: 1938-1965

Adolf Wolfermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1957
Abstract

This collection mostly consists of personal correspondence, including communications from relatives and friends interned in concentration camps in France, Lublin, and Theresienstadt, and letters regarding the establishment of an agrarian training camp for Jews in Italy.

Dates: 1934-1962; Majority of material found in 1934-1946

Albert Jacobson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3794
Abstract

This collection contains Jacobson family documents from 19th and early 20th century Hamburg, as well as a substantial amount of materials pertaining to Albert Jacobson's attempts to secure an exit visa for his mother Adele Jacobson.

Dates: 1847-1971

Alfred Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4085
Abstract

This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, certificates, and photographs of Dr. Alfred Cohn, 1890-1965.

Dates: 1899-1965

Alten Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7198
Abstract

This collection contains materials about Kurt Alten, his parents Emil Aron and Selma Aron-Alten, and the family of his sister, Elli Loewenthal. The bulk consists of restitution files for Kurt Alten and Selma Aron-Alten. Other materials include documents about Kurt Alten and his family. Most of these are of an administrative or official nature. There are also documents about Alten's extended family and some genealogical information about the Aron and Cohn families. There is little personal material in this collection.

Dates: 1882-1968; Majority of material found within 1943-1967

Arno Kornhauser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25265
Abstract

The Arno Kornhauser Collection includes documents pertaining to the Kornhäuser and Klein families in Kraków and Berlin, including their business dealings and role in the Jewish community.

Dates: 1861-1943; Majority of material found within 1912-1943

Bernhard Altmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25672
Abstract

The collection holds papers, photographs, documents and correspondence pertaining to four generations of the Altmann family. Topics of the collection are, among others, the lives of the family members in Austria-Hungary, in pre-war Austria, in the emigration process and in the United States. Part of the material focuses on the family’s genealogy. The collection comprises correspondence, memoirs, personal and official papers, family photographs, postcards and some notes.

Dates: 1916-1987; Majority of material found within 1933-1966

Bernhard Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25712
Abstract

The Bernhard Family collection contains a small amount of family papers, government documents, photographs, genealogical information, and postcards. These documents include birth and marriage certificates and a passport from 1938. The postcards make up the majority of the collection and date from 1877-1890.

Dates: 1870-1970; Majority of material found within 1877-1890

Berwin-Neisser Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25895
Abstract

This collection contains papers related to the lives of individuals belonging to the Berwin and Neisser families. The papers include documents related to the business operations of the Guttman company. as well as documents related to the emigration of the Berwin and Neisser families to Israel and the United States. The materials include correspondence; official documents; newspaper clippings; publications; and photographs.

Dates: 1890-2011; Majority of material found within 1938-1969

Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25579
Abstract

The Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection holds documentation of and genealogical research on this family as well as of members of the related Bruck and Flato families. The collection includes official papers, genealogical notes and family trees, personal and educational papers, receipts, paper currency, research notes, certificates, a handwritten cookbook and a handwritten housekeeping manual, a diary, photographs, and a sketch of a family residence.

Dates: 1868-2012

Bueding Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7265
Abstract

The Bueding family papers contain handwritten and printed original documents of the Bueding, Goldschmidt, Cohnheim and Mardorf families in Kassel, Hesse, including royal commissions, letters of protection, business matters, and family histories. They also hold documentation collected by the Bueding family about Jewish history in Kassel, especially about the history of French Jews, from the Middle Ages until the 19th century.

Dates: 1745-1926

Carl Boschwitz - Hermann Leubsdorf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7251
Abstract

The Boschwitz papers are focused on Carl Boschwitz's efforts with the Prisoners of War Relief Committee during World War I. The Leubsdorf papers trace the lineage of the Leubsdorf Family, notably related to the family of Heinrich Heine, and also include an eighteenth-century prayer book.

Dates: 1731-1959

Carl Jaburg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10067
Abstract

This collection contains family papers, mostly vital records documents, and some genealogical materials pertaining to the Jaburg/Judas and their relatives in the Bloch and Lion families.

Dates: 1822-1980

Carol Kahn Strauss Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25211
Abstract

This collection documents the history of the Kahn family from the 19th century to the end of the 20th century. The bulk of the materials relate to Alfred and Lotte Kahn, who fled Germany for New York City in 1939, where Alfred made a career as a lawyer and Lotte as a stockbroker. Paper materials include a family tree, vital records, correspondence, memoirs, education and emigration records, World War I military records, clippings, speeches, and ephemera. Papers showing the activities of the Kahn family in the Congregation Habonim in New York City are also included, as well as a large amount of family photographs ranging from the 1880s to 1969.

Dates: 1826-1999

Cecilia Ruberl Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25490
Abstract

This collection holds letters exchanged between the Austrian émigré Cecilia Ruberl in Rome and Stefan Taussig in upstate New York, to whom she loaned funds in order to establish a farm. Although most of the correspondence concerns their financial association, letters sent during and after World War II document his aid of her and her family members. In addition to correspondence, the collection holds a few receipts for stock transactions and documentation of a restitution claims decision on behalf of Cecilia Ruberl's family.

Dates: 1938-2004; Majority of material found within 1939-1950

Charles and Elly Weill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6491
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to the emigration of Carl and Emmy Weil from Germany and their restitution case, as well as some family correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1936-1962

Christine Roth-Schurtman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10103
Abstract

This collection contains materials on Christine Roth-Schurtman's family, especially her father Bruno Roth.

Dates: 1890-1985

Denise Wilde Family Collection Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25877
Abstract

The collection contains materials relating to the members of the Wilde family that are addenda to the Denise Wilde Family Collection (AR 25189). The items in this collection consist primarily of restitution correspondence, official documents such as birth and death certificates, as well as a few personal notes by Bertha Wilde and family trees.

Dates: undated, 1906-1969; Majority of material found in 1952-1969

Dobrin Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4034
Abstract

The collection comprises a large amount of legal documents, deeds, correspondence and clippings relating to the Dobrin family of Freienwalde. The majority of the documents are from the 19th century.

Dates: 1751-1946

Doris Orgel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25931
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the children's author and translator Doris Orgel. It primarily focuses on her career as a writer of children's books, and documents both her writing process as well as her interaction with colleagues including publishers, editors, agents, and other authors. Included in this collection are many drafts of her stories and novels, a large amount of notes and notebooks, research, reviews, professional correspondence, idea files, contracts, biographical articles, , and a small amount of personal papers.

Dates: 1954-2014; Majority of material found within 1978-2008

E. Hans Freund Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25358
Abstract

This collection holds the papers of the philosophy professor E. Hans Freund. Notable subjects include the development of his professional life, the Freund family, and his experiences in Nazi Germany. The collection consists of correspondence, official documents, memoirs, manuscripts, official documents, and photographs.

Dates: 1924-1945; Majority of material found within 1924-1934

Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25709
Abstract

The Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection documents the professional and personal life of law professor Edgar Bodenheimer as well as that of his wife, Brigitte Bodenheimer (née Levy). The collection contains documentation on their early legal work during the 1940s, Edgar's participation in the Nuremberg Trials, and postwar work as professors, as well as material on their daily lives and other family members. The collection includes a copious amount of correspondence, lecture texts, certificates and diplomas, diaries and notebooks, newspaper clippings, teaching material, poetry, a friendship album, and other papers.

Dates: 1897-1992, 2011; Majority of material found within 1920-1983

Edith Burian Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25923
Abstract

This collection holds material related to Anna Perlmann, a German physician who worked in Israel at the Women’s Prison in Bethlehem, Israel; Edith Burian (née Muenz) from Austria who lived in a Kibbutz before immigrating to the U.S.; as well as material pertaining to family members and friends of Edith Burian. The collection includes correspondence, documents related to restitution payments, and photographs.

Dates: 1902-2007; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Eleanor G. Feitler Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25629
Abstract

The Eleanor G. Feitler Family Collection consists of the correspondence and papers of members of the Emil and Auguste Glauber and Heinrich and Erna Mayer families, especially the descendants of the three Herrmann sisters (Clara, Paula, and Erna) along with the families into which they married.

Dates: 1927-2009; Majority of material found within 1938-1945

Ella Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3079
Abstract

This collection contains family papers and several items such as articles and flyers documenting the Jüdischer Frauenbund (Jewish Women's Association) in Frankfurt and elsewhere.

Dates: 1744-1963

Eric Kruh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25816
Abstract

The Eric Kruh Collection contains documentation on the life of Eric Kruh, including his early years in Austria, his life in England, Canada. and New York, his work as a professor in New York, and his restitution claims for the persecution that led him to flee Austria in 1938. The collection includes personal and professional correspondence, official documents, curricula vitae and résumés, lecture notes for courses he taught, course exams, and correspondence and forms related to restitution and pension payments.

Dates: 1938-2012; Majority of material found within 1968-2010

Erich and Grete Baum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10782
Abstract

This collection documents the restitution efforts of Erich and Grete Baum. The materials consist of legal statements, court decisions, receipts, and correspondence.

Dates: 1939-1974

Erika Bander Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10533
Abstract

This collection contains original documents of Erika Bander and Harry Bander dating to their time as refugees in Shanghai, China, 1939-1947, as well as some photocopied photographs and a 1-page genealogical manuscript on Erika's family.

Dates: 1939-1947, 1997

Ernest B. Hofeller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5413
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, personal papers and documents, and photographs documenting Ernest Hofeller's emigration from Germany to the refugee settlement in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, in the 1940s.

Dates: 1928-2001; Majority of material found within 1940s

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